Bluegrass Jamming Class
Taught by Maggie Moore using the Wernick Method*
Thursdays, Sep 14-Nov 2 5:30-8PM
Huntington, WV St Peter’s Episcopal Church
Early Signup Discount: $10 until Aug 14!
Maggie Moore is a singer/songwriter with Appalachian roots, growing up in Virginia and later moving to West Virginia and Colorado. A music history major, she has sung in gospel, folk, rock, jazz, classical, and bluegrass groups. In Colorado Maggie started performing bluegrass with the Drifter Band, which hosted a regular bluegrass gospel jam. She now teaches mandolin and singing as well as bluegrass jamming. In recent years Maggie has expanded into songwriting. She and her partner, Ricky G Fox, have recorded 3 CDs and are known for their authentic, homespun duo sound.
*Wernick Method Classes teach real bluegrass jamming!
Hands-on learning in large and small groups
Learn many bluegrass standards
Gentle tempos! Mistakes expected!
Full ground rules and etiquette of typical jams
How to lead songs and how to follow new songs
How to find melodies, fake solos, sing harmony
Ear skills taught and emphasized, as in real bluegrass
Reading skills not needed or used
Group and individualized instruction on backup skills
Understanding, low-pressure, time-tested teaching
Thursday, Sep. 14 - Thursday, Nov. 02
Thu. Sep. 14th: 5:30pm - 8pm
Thu. Sep. 21st: 5:30pm - 8pm
Thu. Sep. 28th: 5:30pm - 8pm
Thu. Oct. 5th: 5:30pm - 8pm
Thu. Oct. 12th: 5:30pm - 8pm
Thu. Oct. 19th: 5:30pm - 8pm
Thu. Oct. 26th: 5:30pm - 8pm
Thu. Nov. 2nd: 5:30pm - 8pm
St Peter's Episcopal Church
2248 Adams Ave
Huntington, West Virginia, 25704